Author Archives: nancyg

Occupations: Film maker, college professor, artist, grandmother of 2
Activities: sail, ski, garden and friends

Screening at Canisus College, Buffalo, NY April 4, 2019

As part of a week of Canisus College’s Border and Migrations Week, the documentary “After I Pick the Fruit’ will be screened at the college on April 4th, 5:30 PM. A panel discussion will follow the film’s screening and reception. The week of events is being sponsored by Dept. of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, International Relations, read more »

Screening at Cornell University’s ‘Migration in Americas’ Class

“After I Pick the Fruit” was viewed by students individually from copies of the film’s DVD in the Cornell University’s libraries. The following week, Thursday, September 6th, 2018,  the film’s Director Nancy Ghertner, met with the class to discuss the relationship of the film to the current times for migrating people and farmworkers from New read more »

Renewed interest in ‘After I Pick the Fruit’

In early 2017, film director, Nancy Ghertner, was invited to screen the documentary, After I Pick the Fruit, at Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges. The March 6th screening was sponsored by JOY. This youth group, Justice Organization for Youth, is sponsored by Rural and Migrant Ministry and is based at Liturgia in Lyons, New York. read more »

Oak Institute of Colby College Screening, Nov. 12th, 2015

Colby College’s Oak Institute of International Human Rights, presents After I Pick the Fruit as part of its – Human Rights in a Global Perspective fall class. The screening is Thursday, November 12th, at 7 PM in Diamond Hall, Colby College, Waterville, Me. Contact Meghan Kelly – mkelly@colby.edu

‘Fruit’ film highlights immigrant workers

November 25, 2013 Naj Wikoff – Correspondent, Lake Placid News “After I Pick the Fruit” screened at the Keene Valley Public Library, Tuesday, November 18, 2013 to a full audience. The film was sponsored by the Central New York Chapter of the Civil Liberties Union. Quoted: “After the screening Martha Swan, director of John Brown Lives! read more »